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Associate, International Mid Cap PE Firm, Frankfurt, Germany

9442 /43B

Our client, a major International mid market private equity firm, is looking for a bright and motivated investment professional to join their private equity team in Frankfurt. Independent from fund raising, they are investing from the balance sheets, operating similar to other private equity funds. Investing in buyout opportunities and focussing on assets in the business services, consumer products, and industrials spaces, they hold a strong track record across multiple fund cycles. As an Associate you will be working as part of the investment team across all stages of the deal cycle, including the evaluation of new target companies and execution of deals, through portfolio management and the ultimate exit of investments.


  • Analysis of historic financial results, market sectors to identify potential investment opportunities and potential acquisition targets as well as exit candidates
  • Conducting business model deepdives / preparation of in-depth company profiles
  • Development of pitch documentation for presentation to shareholders, management teams, bankers and advisors
  • Preparation of financial models including forecasts, debt financing and equity structures
  • Support in the preparation of investment documentation (internal and external)
  • Assistance in the commercial, financial and legal due diligence, debt financing process as well as management assessment
  • Working on mining the company network for opportunities to assist the development and growth of the portfolio companies
  • Assistance with the portfolio reporting and administration of existing investments


  • A strong record of academic achievement, from a leading university
  • A fluent command of German and English language
  • Work experience in investment banking (M&A)
  • Strong working knowledge of financial modelling & valuations, including building LBO and operational models from scratch
  • Exceptional commercial and financial analysis skills
  • Excellent commercial judgement and business acumen
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills – mature, strong interpersonal skills and natural gravitas
  • Team player who is hard working and proactive
  • High level of professionalism, maturity, superior attention to detail

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